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Family Vacations

Family vacations refer to leisure time and space spent with family with the intended purpose of getting away from paid work and household chores in view of an absolute and unconditional enjoyment and for parents and children to relax, play, have fun, and be together. Historically, the experience of spending days devoted to family getaways was a distinctive practice restricted to wealthy or broadly privileged classes that frequently moved to a summer house for part of the year, leaving their usual house vacant. Family vacations as such are a recent invention. It was only after the Industrial Revolution and later developments regarding working-class rights that vacations become a generalized injunction. Withal, correspondent progression in the education system and the subsequent exemption of children from school ...

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